7. Hone dazzling interview skills
Sit up straight, don’t gesticulate too much, and don't say “um.” Ever. Also, preparation is key, but so is believing your own hype -- or no one else will.
8. Become a contributing member of society
Protip: Volunteer at an animal shelter and be paid in appreciative purrs. (By, like, cats. Don’t be weird.)
9. Build up your financial smarts
It’s not a party in your savings account if Benjamin ain’t there. Yeah, they probably should have thrown a personal finance class at us in high school -- between totally applicable lessons like how the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell, and getting beaned in the face during dodge ball -- but that’s why there are free online personal finance classes.